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[Making Paper Flowers]

Description: Color photograph of a woman in a hat demonstrating how to make paper flowers to a few visitors at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. Although her face is not visible, she is identified as Carmen Ortiz. The flowers are fairly large and range in color.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Joe Pyle Demonstrating Glass Work]

Description: Color photograph of a man, identified as Joe Pyle, using a blowtorch to craft glass at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding an thin, unidentified object in one hand while the other hand holds his blowtorch. He has a beard and is wearing eyeglasses. He is wearing a striped rugby shirt and denim overalls. A man in sunglasses stands and watches him outside the covered booth.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Piñata Making]

Description: Color photograph of two women holding finished piñatas at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the left is Desy Perez, the assistant of the woman on the right, Guadalupe De Pena. Desy is holding a pink and green unicorn piñata, while Guadalupe is holding a piñata that looks like Raggedy Ann. Behind them, a few finished piñatas hang in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Norma Garcia, Blacksmith]

Description: Color photograph of a woman identified as Norma Garcia, a blacksmith, who is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is showing a young boy how to do metalwork with an open fire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Apple Dolls]

Description: Color photograph of a group of four people surveying the array of apple dolls on the cloth-covered table before them. The display of dolls belongs to a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Daryl Walker, Wheelwright]

Description: Color photograph of a man, Daryl Walker, who is a wheelwright from Lufkin, Texas and a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is using a tool to do his work. Finished wheels are visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Demonstrating Woodwork]

Description: Color photograph of Hugh Vaughn, a member of the Texas Rockers which is an organization that makes wood furniture. He is demonstrating wood-turning to a group of festival-goers gathered around his workspace at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. A board erected between him and the onlookers holds some of his wood-shaping tools. Pieces of splintered wood cover his arms as he drives a tool into the wood as it rotates in his machine, which is known as a lathe.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pat Hammond, Kite-making Instructor]

Description: Color photograph of Pat Hammond, a kite-making instructor and a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding yellow sticks in her hands while people gathered around her table watch her intently. Boxes of more kite-making supplies are on the table's surface.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jack Pirtle, Whittling Instructor]

Description: Color photograph of Jack Pirtle, a whittling instructor from Cherokee County and a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated in a wooden rocking chair and is holding a piece of wood with curls of whittled wood on the end.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Kite-making School]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy standing at the kite-making booth at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a pair of long yellow sticks in his hand. A woman's reaches her arm out over the little boy's workspace. On one of her fingers, she is wearing a ring.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Elderly Couple with Their Wendish Dolls]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly couple identified as Walter and Mary Schimank of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. They are participants of the 7th Annual Folklife Festival. Walter is wearing a white short-sleeve shirt with a black vest and a red bow tie. His wife Mary is wearing a red patterned bonnet and shawl. In Walter's arms is a cloth doll that is dressed very similarly to Mary.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Caning a Chair]

Description: Color photograph of James Ander, a chair caner demonstrating his work process to a few people gathered around to watch at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has begun the weaving process; a woman stands near him, pointing at the chair. A small building with a stone chimney is visible in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Making Pysanky Eggs at the Russian Booth]

Description: Color photograph of a man demonstrating how to make Pysanky eggs, a Ukrainian Easter egg, at the Russian booth. The booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several materials on the table include: mason jars of paint, a carton of eggs, finished eggs, and brushes. Two illustrated boards depicting St. Basil's Cathedral are also on the table.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Painting a Pysanky Egg]

Description: Color photograph of a woman wearing sunglasses, painting a Pysanky egg at the Russian booth, one of many booths at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Her egg is yellow, and she is using a wooden tool used in the Pysanky-making process to paint a design on the egg. There is a small wooden plank underneath her hands acting as a workspace.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Women Making Pinatas and Cascarons]

Description: Color photograph of the pinata booth where Guadalupe De Pena (left) and Desy Perez (right) teach visitors how to make pinatas and cascarons. Their booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the table before them are some finished pinatas, some egg cartons filled with paper cones, and a few Coca-Cola cups.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Demonstrating Furniture Construction]

Description: Color photograph of Hugh Vaughn, member of the Texas Rockers, a furniture-making group. He is demonstrating woodworking to a crowd of festival-goers gathered around his workspace at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A board holding his tools stands between him and the crowd, while he works with machinery erected on a sawhorse. To his left, a man holding a video camera on his shoulder is seated on a finished wooden rocking chair.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Making a St. Brigid's Cross]

Description: Color photograph of a woman named Joan Moody, seated just in front of a wall at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On her lap are thin strips of wood with which she has made a St. Brigid's cross, which is an Irish Christian symbol.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Daryl Walker, Wheelwright]

Description: Color photograph of a man, Daryl Walker, who is a wheelwright from Lufkin, Texas. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing with one hand on his hip and one hand holding a rusty, metal rim that is only partially visible. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat, overalls, and a gingham shirt.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Holding Treenware]

Description: Color photograph of a woman identified as Louise Hunter, holding a piece of treenware, the old pioneer name for household implements made from wood. She is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She has short gray hair and is wearing an old lace pioneer-style dress. Behind her is a tent-covered rea bustling with festival-goers.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Elderly Woman Demonstrating Quiltmaking]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly woman, Virginia Quintanilla, demonstrating quilt making at a table where pieces of fabric are resting before her. She is a participant in the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. A few women are gathered around her to watch. She has one hand on a piece of fabric. Her graying hair is in a bun and she is wearing gold-rimmed eyeglasses. The scene takes place underneath a cloth-covered structure, which is partially visible in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman in Traditional Polish Attire]

Description: Color photograph of a woman wearing a traditional Polish dress and a floral crown in her hair; she is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is also wearing sunglasses. She is holding up a square-shaped piece of Polish needlework in her hands. Behind her are a couple of women also clad in traditional Polish attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dan Harrison, Knifesmith]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Dan Harrison, a knifesmith, who is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. At his booth he has an open display case filled with knives, some of which are resting on a pelt of animal fur. Dan is wearing an apron and is engaged in a conversation with a young boy visiting his booth and admiring a knife.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Weaving a Basket]

Description: Color photograph of Eloise Roe, a woman working in the "Frontier Playland" of the Texas Folklife Festival. She is weaving a basket on a wooden surface that sits atop a long bale of hay. A woman wearing a red hat stands behind her. Near their workspace is a wall of illustrations drawn on craft paper. They are accompanied by a banner that reads, "Kids Art Display."
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Riding Horseback]

Description: Color photograph of two young children, a girl and a boy, riding horseback on a green hillside at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The horse is a pale color and is wearing a saddle and reins. A young boy who is leading the horse near the front is partially visible.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections